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[audio]AFRS-3
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Kim Hunter; Eddie Canter; Charlie Barnet; Kay Starr; Bing Crosby; Jhonny Mercer; GI Journal; Harlem Hospitality Club; Georgia Gibbs; Command Performance; Hal McIntyre; Band Wagon; Chico Marx; Jerry Wald; Jill's All Time Jukebox; Personal Album; One Night Stand; Spotlight Bands
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[audio]AFRS-V-Disc-7
The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first being issued in October of 1943.The ArmyĆ¢s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music especially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.The V-Disc project actually began in June 1941,six months before the United States' involvement in World War II, when Captain Howard Bronson was assigned to the Army's Recreation and Welfare Section ...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; WWII; Carol Bruce; Red Norvo; Tommy Dorsey; V-Disc; Bing Crosby; Frank Sinatra; Josh White; Charlie Barnet; Jimmie Lunceford; Whittmore & Lowe; Charlie Spivak; Woody Herman; Bobby Hackett; Sidney Bechet; Les Brown; Woody Herman; Clyde Lucas; Tommy Tucker; Toscanini; Harry James; Jack Teagarden; Andy Russell; Artie Shaw; Billie Holiday; Louis Prima; Count Bassie; Light Crust Doughboys; Roy Rogers
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